Chrysler Town & Country - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

Chrysler Town & Country owners have reported a total of 13,699 problems for their cars built in the 21 model years listed in the chart below. The chart shows the number of problems reported across all service years for each given model year of the Chrysler Town & Country. The 2008 Chrysler Town & Country cars have the most problems reported (2,712 problems).

  Common problems of Chrysler Town & Country

The following chart shows the 29 most common problems for Chrysler Town & Country cars. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's electrical system (4,261 problems). The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's air bags (1,682 problems).

Table 2. Common problems of Chrysler Town & Country

Problem Category Number of Problems
  Electrical System
4,261
  Air Bag
1,682
  Engine And Engine Cooling
1,394
  Service Brakes
964
  Steering
785
  Power Train
643
  Equipment
610
  Exterior Lighting
477
  Other Fuel System
363
  Visibility
337
   
  Structure
316
  Gasoline Fuel System
293
  Suspension
211
  Vehicle Speed Control
211
  Seats
208
  Wheel
167
  Electronic Stability Control
159
  Latches/locks/linkage
157
  Tire
149
  Seat Belt
138
  Unknown Or Other
80
  Parking Brake
28
  Child Seat
24
  Air Brake
15
  Traction Control System
11
  Lane Departure
6
  Interior Lighting
6
  Back Over Prevention
3
  Forward Collision Avoidance
1

  Compare Reliability Across Model Years Using PPMY Index

It would not be fair to compare the Chrysler Town & Country of an older model year to newer model years since older vehicles have been in service longer and thus are expected to have more problems. In order to compare the reliability across Town & Country model years, we use the PPMY index which is defined as the problems reported per thousand vehicles per Year. A smaller PPMY index indicates greater reliability of the given model year cars.

    PPMY = P / S / Y * 1000,

where P = total problems reported during the life of a Chrysler Town & Country model year; S = total units sold of the model year; Y = years since the debut of the model year (the age of the vehicle).

The results are shown in Table 3.

Table 3. Use PPMY Index to Compare Reliability Across Town & Country Model Years

Town & Country
Model Year
Problems Sales [1] Vehicle
Age
PPMY Index
  2016 6793,2463    
0.24
  2015 10092,5274    
0.27
  2014 387145,7625    
0.53
  2013 543114,2636    
0.79
  2012 543104,7167    
0.74
  2011 84065,0708    
1.61
  2010 2,029145,5059    
1.55
  2009 1,01966,14410    
1.54
  2008 2,712151,29411    
1.63

  Number of Problems Reported During the First Year

Another way to measure the reliability across the model years of the Chrysler Town & Country is to use the total number of problems reported during the vehicle's first year in service, as shown in the Table 4.

Table 4. Number of problems in vehicle's; first service year

Model YearProblems Reported
  2016 Town & Country
21
  2015 Town & Country
18
  2014 Town & Country
91
  2013 Town & Country
44
  2012 Town & Country
14
  2011 Town & Country
41
  2010 Town & Country
59
  2009 Town & Country
23
  2008 Town & Country
68
  2007 Town & Country
10
  2006 Town & Country
23
  2005 Town & Country
90
  2004 Town & Country
18
  2003 Town & Country
23
  2002 Town & Country
43
  2001 Town & Country
41
  2000 Town & Country
26
  1999 Town & Country
14
  1998 Town & Country
27
  1997 Town & Country
29
  1996 Town & Country
85


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